Department of Political Science
All Political Science Majors complete a research project as part of the Senior Seminar or Independent Study courses.
Research is largely student-driven, yet guided by individual faculty members. Students are encouraged to investigate issues of personal relevance or interest.
Here are some sample titles from previous projects:
Exploring the Conditions Under
Which Military Regimes Took Power in 1970s Latin America
An Analysis of the Development of US Foreign Policy
Attitudes toward Humanitarian Intervention in the Post-Cold War Era.
Federalism and Direct Democracy: Why States Dissent Against
Explaining Turnout in National Elections: The
Rising American Electorate and Candidate Issue Platforms